Monday, August 15, 2011

Special thanks to Susan Langley and Victore Mastone for sending in news items.

1. Climate, natural hazards and change in Southeast Asia [WA Museum is this project’s maritime archaeology partner]:
http://asiancorrespondent.com/62202/climate-natural-hazards-and-change-in-southeast-asia/

2. Shipwreck links neighbours [SA, “Admella”]:
http://www.ypct.com.au/news/9910-shipwreck-links-neighbours.html

3. Our windy weekend with SUHR:
http://flindersarchaeology.com/2011/08/15/our-windy-weekend-with-suhr/

4. Port MacDonnell Jetty: Is that a pylon, or a pile??
http://flindersarchaeology.com/2011/08/03/port-macdonnell-jetty-is-that-a-pylon-or-a-pile/

5. Team explores 19th century Parthenon marble shipwreck in Greece [“Mentor”]:
http://greece.greekreporter.com/2011/08/10/research-on-the-shipwreck-mentor-which-carried-elgin-marbles/
http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-08-08/team-explores-19th-century-parthenon-marble-shipwreck-in-greece.html
http://greece.greekreporter.com/2011/08/10/research-on-the-shipwreck-mentor-which-carried-elgin-marbles/

6. The central role of rivers and springs in ancient Athens:
http://www.ekathimerini.com/4dcgi/_w_articles_wsite4_15999_14/08/2011_370823

7. 1,800-year-old shipwreck holds key to radioactive waste:
http://www.foxnews.com/scitech/2011/08/12/1800-year-old-shipwreck-holds-key-to-radioactive-waste/
http://www.thenewstribune.com/2011/08/12/1780104/ancient-glass-clue-to-storing.html
http://www.tri-cityherald.com/2011/08/12/1601146/ancient-glass-clue-to-storing.html

8. The incredible images of British ship bombed by German warplanes 70 years ago that has become a diving hotspot:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2024544/The-incredible-images-British-ship-torpedoed-U-Boat-70-years-ago-diving-hotspot.html

9. Vladimir Putin’s Greek urns claim earns ridicule [He is obviously not trying to set an example for best practice in UCHM]:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/aug/12/vladimir-putin-greek-urns-ridicule
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/11/putin-scuba-diving-russia-atlantis-_n_924300.html
http://photoblog.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/08/10/7334784-russian-prime-minister-vladimir-putin-dives-to-underwater-archaeological-site
http://thelede.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/08/11/finding-ancient-treasure-just-another-day-for-putin/
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/russia/8695956/Vladimir-Putin-goes-diving-in-the-Black-Sea.html
http://en.rian.ru/video/20110811/165707271.html
http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jBLQxkmJApzgc6aTsZj8J9oc5JBw?docId=CNG.89b3c13baf8dcf2c4895a7fb620f18d0.6d1
http://www.smh.com.au/world/the-russian-pm-must-be-putin-it-on-with-this-stunt-20110813-1is27.html

10. Finnish shipwreck from 1924 found in France:
http://www.yle.fi/uutiset/news/2011/08/finnish_shipwreck_from_1924_found_in_france_2777988.html
http://www.hs.fi/english/article/Divers+find+Finnish+shipwreck+from+1924+off+French+coast/1135268432593

11. Salme yields evidence of oldest sailing ship in Baltic Sea:
http://news.err.ee/culture/00225c4a-581e-4ee0-b87c-6fda799a5476

12. Hedvig Sophia 2011 shipwreck project, day 12 [Blog Maritime Archaeology Programme, University of Southern Denmark]:
http://www.maritimearchaeology.dk/?p=1053

13. Tyre tries to defend World Heritage status [read about the man snorkelling in this ancient port city]:
http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Local-News/2011/Aug-11/Tyre-tries-to-defend-World-Heritage-status.ashx#axzz1V5q3BXLy

14. Lauren Lancaster’s United Arab Emirates [for the TAMU Nautical Archaeology Program class of 2000!]:
http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/photobooth/2011/08/lauren-lancaster-uae.html

15. Adovasio continues underwater search for new frontier:
http://www.speroforum.com/a/58418/Adovasio-continues-underwater-search-for-new-frontier

16. A brief dry spell for the U.S.S. “Monitor”:
http://www.nytimes.com/2011/08/09/science/09monitor.html?_r=1

17. The ghost ships of Royston:
http://www.vancouversun.com/business/fp/yourmoney/GHOST+SHIPS+ROYSTON/5233665/story.html

18. Eric Sharp: Shipwrecks in Thunder Bay offer sanctuary for divers:
http://www.freep.com/article/20110811/SPORTS10/108110573/Eric-Sharp-Shipwrecks-Thunder-Bay-offer-sanctuary-divers

19. Suit accuses treasure hunters of trying to swindle lobsterman:
http://www.salemnews.com/local/x670925581/Suit-accuses-treasure-hunters-of-trying-to-swindle-lobsterman

20. WHOI searches for shipwrecks, German U-boats:
http://www.global-adventures.us/2011/08/12/shipwrecks-german-u-boats/
http://www.firstscience.com/home/news/earth-science/woods-hole-team-joins-noaa-s-battle-of-the-atlantic_111212.html
http://www.ouramazingplanet.com/graveyard-of-atlantic-shipwrecks-1858/

21. University of Hawaii, NOAA researchers survey World War II-era wreck sites off Maui:
http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/47e56e66cee74f01a0a344defb72fbbf/HI–Maui-Underwater-Wrecks/
http://www.mauinews.com/page/content.detail/id/552281/-Quite-the-Maui-story—Research-of-wrecks-reveals-wartime-history.html?nav=10
http://www.happynews.com/news/892011/.htm

22. 1812 gunboat makes overland voyage to Fort Wellington:
http://www.emcstlawrence.ca/20110811/news/1812+gunboat+makes+overland+voyage+to+Fort+Wellington

23. Shipwreck ends Astoria’s bid to be “Nantucket of the West Coast”:
http://www.thecreswellchronicle.com/news/story.cfm?story_no=9698

24. Shipwreck Art Gallery:
http://theawesomer.com/shipwreck-art-gallery/118230/

25. Florida’s ‘ethereal’ underwater art exhibition:
http://theweek.com/article/index/218142/floridas-ethereal-underwater-art-exhibition

26. Thomas Clark: The Wreck of the “Santa Rosa”—Who Really Was to Blame?
http://www.noozhawk.com/article/080811_wreck_of_the_santa_rosa/

27. A shipwreck, but not just any shipwreck:
http://knox.villagesoup.com/column/columnpost/a-shipwreck-but-not-just-any-shipwreck/429154

28. Rare discovery marks literary milestone [“Eole”]:
http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20110809/books/Rare-discovery-marks-literary-milestone.379513

29. Cape Cod’s oldest shipwreck [book advertisement]:
http://www.barnstablepatriot.com/home2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=25805&Itemid=62

30. Armada ship found in Donegal waters [encore]:
http://irishecho.com/?p=66168

31. Dark legend: Preserved corpses in Tahoe?
http://www.foxreno.com/11at11/28847982/detail.html

32. 19th-century shipwreck artifact treasure trove [HMS “Investigator” encore]:
http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/canada/19th-century-shipwreck-artifact-treasure-trove-127440273.html

33. More on the Captain Morgan ship [encore]:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/centralamericaandthecaribbean/panama/8689215/Captain-Morgan-shipwreck-found.html

34. Former navy destroyer sunk as an artificial reef in the Atlantic:
http://www.maritime-executive.com/article/former-navy-destroyer-sunk-as-an-artificial-reef-in-the-atlantic

35. No room on the ark for Playboy Playmate Donna D’Errico [Not spam: she had to call off her seatch for Noah’s ark]:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/lostinshowbiz/2011/aug/11/donna-derrico-hunts-noahs-ark

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Wendy van Duivenvoorde, PhD
Lecturer in Maritime Archaeology
Department of Archaeology | Flinders University